That's right, medical marijuana has gone from being a cottage industry to be
a fully-fledged corporate industry. The national company is offering
franchises to local entrepreneurs who want to get into the medical marijuana
UNLV students, faculty and administrators turned to a traditional technique
yesterday to protest their anger at planned cuts of 10 percent or more to
Nevada's higher education budget. Ryan Wallis gathered this audio postcard
of the days speeches and action.
MGM Mirage has announced plans to sell its interest in the Borgata - the
newest hotel in Atlantic City. It is doing so because New Jersey Gaming
regulators have declared the company's Macau partner Pansy Ho an unsuitable
person to be working with a licensee.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority recently lost a major decision in the
Nevada Supreme Court when the court invalidated all the claims the authority
had made on rural water dating back more than two decades. We recently spoke
with the attorney who won the case for the rural Nevadans.
The university regents and higher education stakeholders met most of Tuesday
to hash out possible cuts to the system because of the state's deteriorating
budget situation. Opinion was unanimous that the cuts will spell disaster.
It looks as if the Obama Administration is set to shut down Yucca Mountain.
Is this the end? Will there be any other use for the repository? And how
will the administration square the end of the waste repository with its
promise to build more nuclear power plants? We discuss those issues with
experts and industry players.
A Nevada company has been accused of bringing rare metals from mines in some
of the most troubled areas of the world - the Congo. We talk with an
official of ENOUGH - the project to end genocide and crimes against humanity
- about the importation of rare minerals for use in everyday electronics.
The Nevada Supreme Court has killed the applications lodged more than 20
years ago by the Southern Nevada Water Authority and the Las Vegas Valley
Water District. The claims were to water in rural Nevada but now the
authority may have to back and start the whole application process again.
The Second Annual Young Men's Conference is taking place Saturday at the
West Las Vegas Arts Center. The conference is designed to offer life skills
to young African-American men who face challenges competing in today's